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Albufeira, Portugal
Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina Tour
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

The Algarve coastline is dotted with hidden caves and secluded coves, but reaching them from land is not always possible. On this sightseeing tour, cruise along the shoreline to top attractions including the ancient Benagil cave and spot wild dolphins splashing through the rolling waves—with on-board commentary from your guide. Along the way, discover tranquil beaches and perhaps take a dip if sea conditions allow.
  • Cruise along the Algarve coastline and spot native dolphins among the waves
  • Visit the popular Benagil cave
  • Free time for a swim in the sea, if conditions are favorable
  • Live on-board commentary from your guide
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Live commentary on board
Local guide
Professional guide
Local taxes
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Food and drinks
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Marina de Albufeira, Passeio dos Oceanos, Lote 4, Loja 4, 8200-394 Albufeira, Portugal

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 4 years old are not allowed on the boat
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Seacret Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Q:
What is the maximum group size during Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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  • "No dolphins, but the caves were spectacular and worth the trip." See review

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star-4
Really good
AnaJulliana_F
, Jun 2021
Amazing experience. My only complain is that I believe they could give us a moment to have a little swin on some of the caves
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star-5
Amazing experience
Jadevan28
, Jun 2021
The guides were very knowledgeable, each time we came to a cave, the guide would take the time to explain the history of the cave to each of the people on the trip in their own language. We saw the dolphins which swam right next to the boat with one even being quite playful, the guides were really good in spotting them and let us have plenty of time to take photos! Highly recommmend!
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star-5
Amazing
Jay_P
, Jun 2021
Great time, seen lots of dolphins close up too! And visited caves along the coastline , yeah loved it
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star-5
Excellent excursion
Patrycja_W
, Sep 2020
It was a great trip. We were able to see many different caves and rocks, including going inside the Benagil cave. We spent a good amount of time watching dolphins, some of them were jumping off the water just next to the boat.
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star-4
Amazing tour and lovely staff
Nour_A
, Aug 2020
I loved the speed of the boat and our visit to the caves but I wish I could hop off the boat in Benagil cave to take nice photos. The staff was amiable. The last part of our tour was watching the dolphins which was an amazing experience. I’d give 5 starts if we could hop off in Benagil cave, other than that, the tour was amazing.
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star-5
Great Experience
James
, Jul 2020
Fantastic experience. Really enjoyed this. I would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone else to do if they are visiting the algarve.
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Up close and personal with the caves
mgilbey59
, Jan 2020
Great afternoon. Bit chilly - but expected for January. No dolphins, but the caves were spectacular and worth the trip.
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Great morning tour
Barbara C
, Oct 2019
Fabulous boat tour. Wonderful to see the dolphins swimming alongside our boat, one with it's young. Entered the caves and sandy coves which were beautiful. Well worth the price!
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It is worth!
Dolores P
, Sep 2019
We didn't expect to see so many dolphins! Caves are amazing. Great fun in the boat. Nice small group and guide
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star-3
Great Caves - But no Dolphins or Dip
ChanaJane3
, Jul 2018
We went June 29 2:30- saw no dolphins. I thought the caves were worth the cost and looked at the dolphins as a bonus. We got to the marina early and I stopped in the booking office to confirm we had the right place before we had some lunch. The girl I spoke to said we would be stopping for a dip in the ocean and I recalled I read that on my booking paperwork. I pulled out the paperwork I had and read that we were suppose to stop for a dip. So 3 of the 4 of of our party ran to a little shop in the marina and bought swim suits (100€) total. None of us even like the suits we bought. Then the boat never stopped for the dip! At that point we had already taken off the tags and put them on so we could not return them. I am really disappointed. The caves are awesome and the boat is small enough to go into some of them. I wish it was longer. The boat holds 11 passengers and one guide, not counting the driver. You straddle the seats and there is no seat belt. I would not recommend this to someone who has small children, is pregnant or has difficulty hanging on. The boat goes really fast and you HAVE to hold on. Do not bring a hat. Bring sun glasses. They provide jackets, which is nice because we got wet.
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